The Task and Ego Orientation in Sports Questionnaire (TEOSQ) (Duda 1989) can be used to assess whether an individual defines success in a sporting context as "task orientated" or "ego orientated".
To conduct this test, you will require:
How to conduct the test
I feel most successful in sport when
Analysis of the result is by comparing it with previous tests' results. It is expected that the analysis would indicate an improvement with appropriate training between each test.
This test is suitable for anyone but not for individuals where the test would be contraindicated.
Test reliability refers to how a test is consistent and stable in measuring its intended measure. Reliability will depend upon how strict the test is conducted and the individual's level of motivation to perform the test. The following link provides various factors influencing the results and test reliability.
Test validity refers to the degree to which the test measures what it claims to measure and the extent to which inferences, conclusions, and decisions based on test scores are appropriate and meaningful. This test provides a means to monitor training on the athlete's physical development.
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